Subscribe Free
in Aircraft Interiors

Lufthansa Technik signs Boeing 747-8 completion contract

Posted 16 May 2011 · Add Comment

Lufthansa Technik has signed a completion contract for a Boeing 747-8 with an undisclosed customer although it is speculated to be the Kuwaiti Royal flight aircraft.

The completion will start in 2012. Additionally, Lufthansa Technik has signed three Letters of Commitment for the same type of aircraft.

Walter Heerdt, senior vice president marketing and sales of Lufthansa Technik, said: "Interest in highly individualised completions of large aircraft at the top level of quality continues to be high. We have been able to support the VIP market with the highest quality, reliability and short layovers for many years. We will continue to do so also with new aircraft types like the Boeing 747-8 of which Lufthansa has ordered 20 aircraft. Besides having started engineering on the first B748 completion project, we are currently preparing our organisation and service portfolio for the arrival of the first Lufthansa 747-8 in 2012. Thus, we will also be able to support our VIP customers with comprehensive maintenance, repair and overhaul services over the complete life cycle of the aircraft through our dedicated VIP aircraft maintenance organisation."  

Currently, Lufthansa Technik has signed contracts or is in final talks about the completion of a considerable number of widebody and more than ten narrowbody aircraft. This means a high workload for its completion centers and only a few remaining layover slots to offer over the next two years.

 

 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Dubai Airshow will see its largest number of exhibitors

"When the Dubai Airshow opens its doors in under a month at DWC, Dubai Airshow site, visitors can expect to see a larger number of exhibitors and exciting new features in addition to the appearance of industry heavyweights and niche

UAE Space Agency welcomes Kuwaiti delegation

The UAE Space Agency has welcomed an official delegation from the Kuwaiti scientific, research and academic institutions visiting the UAE this week to learn about the experience, achievements and future plans of the UAE space sector.

Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference takes place

The first edition of Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference covering air, land and sea is taking place on October 16-18 at Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre.

Gama takes full control of Middle East business

Gama Aviation has bought out its partners in the Gama MENA business based in Sharjah.

Dubai Airports wins at Aviation Business Awards

Dubai Airports, Dubai International (DXB), and Dubai World Central (DWC), were honoured with two awards at the 11th Aviation Business Awards on Wednesday.

Danger of the deadly dust

The harsh climate and environment of the Middle East and North Africa imposes unique challenges for military aviators – and particularly for the operators of rotary wing and vertical lift aircraft. Jon Lake reports.

TAA SK 12MTHS16
See us at
DAS BT1105161117AIMA Africa 2017DASAS BT3006161117Global Aerospace BT28218DIAC BT1105121117AIME BT1204240118Aviation Africa BT18418Aviation Show 267291117